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Cannabis stavia bills

Five pieces of legislation this year addressed the Cannabis sativa plant in some form or another. One is alive, one made it to a committee vote before failing and the rest were never heard. Here’s a roundup:

House Bill 171: Hemp, cannabidiol and other controlled substance regulation

Would approve the production of industrial hemp as an agricultural crop in the state and allow the possession, purchase, sale, transportation and use of it and its products. The law would set up rules and regulations to guide production.

• Status: Made it to the Senate, still viable

House Bill 278: Medical cannabis act

Would authorize medical more at


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